Goal From Over 60 Yards Out Secures Albacete’s LaLiga Promotion Playoff Spot
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With two matches remaining in Spain’s Segunda División, Albacete has assured itself of at least a spot in the LaLiga promotion playoffs following Saturday’s 2-0 away victory over Sporting Gijón.
The first goal was scored by Eugeni from the penalty spot, and the second arrived in the 58th from 30-year-old Paraguayan attacker Javier Acuña. Acuña’s effort was from well inside his own half, but the pace and accuracy on the strike beat Sporting keeper Dani Martín, a 20-year-old who’s represented Spain at the youth levels.
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Osasuna has already secured direct promotion to LaLiga next season, and Granada currently sits second (the other automatic promotion spot), four points above third place Albacete.